Announcements for Sunday 1st February 2015

– The student group Fides meets every Sunday at 7 p.m. This Sunday (Feb. 8) we’ll have a Bible-group and some snacks. All students and young adults are welcome! We meet outside the church after the 6:30 p.m. English mass.

– Monday Feb. 2 is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, also known as Candlemas day, or the Feast of the Purification of the Virgin. This day is celebrated in our diocese as a day for religious orders, when we pray especially for vocations to religious orders and to the priesthood. There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the church from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m.  In the mass there will be a blessing of the candles used in the church throughout the year, and also a procession of lights. After the mass there will opportunities to receive the Blessing of St. Blasius.

– The activities during the parish festival brought in a total of kr.24.419 plus a collection of kr.22.008,50. Many thanks to all those arranged the festival, those who baked cakes & made food & sold them, those who set out chairs & the stage & those who tidied up afterwards, to those who organized everything & those who performed in the entertainment. Thank you also to those who took part in the festival & created a happy event.

– The Sunday school for small children during the 11 o’clock high mass needs more helpers. At the moment there are only 3. Anyone interested in helping should contact Sunniva Kristiansen. Training will be given if required.